Dr Charles Hunt
Dr Charles T. Hunt is Vice Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Global Research, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT University. His research focuses on peace operations, security and justice reform in conflict-affected societies and monitoring and evaluation of peacebuilding programming. Charles is an ARC DECRA Fellow (2017-19) and Chief Investigator (with Prof. Alex Bellamy [UQ]) on an ARC Discovery Project (2016-18)—both projects focus on the protection of civilians in UN peacekeeping. He has worked with the Australian government assessing their role in peace operations and performed consultancy roles with the African Union, the United Nations and a number of international humanitarian NGOs. His most recent book is UN Peace Operations and International Policing: Negotiating Complexity, Assessing Impact and Learning to Learn (Routledge, 2015).